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NetWare/IP Port Numbers

(Last modified: 21Apr1999)

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Issue

What ports should be left open on a firewall to allow NetWare/IP traffic through?

The default UDP port numbers used by NetWare/IP are 43981 (hex ABCD) and 43982 (hex ABCE). These port numbers can be changed in the Unicon utility in the configuration for the Primary DSS under the following selection: Manage Services, NetWare/IP, Configure Primary DSS, Tunable Parameters, UDP Port Number for NetWare/IP Service. The Domain SAP / RIP Server (DSS) from NetWare/IP uses both UDP and TCP port number 396. DNS uses UDP port number 53. Port 396 was purchased by Novell for exclusive use in our DSS transfers. Echo UDP port 7 must be opened as well.

These ports should remain open on any firewall that needs to pass NetWare/IP packets.

Keywords: NWIP DSS NetWare IP filter ports

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  • Document ID:
  • 2908412
  • Creation Date: 05Jun1996
  • Modified Date: 21Apr1999
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